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Trioroboro Anamorphic Illusion

Anamorphosis 24 March 2014 0 Comments

Trioroboro Anamorphic Illusion

Mach505 from Truly Design created this anamorphic painting using acrylic and spray paints on the floor and walls of an abandoned school near Torino, Italy.  The painting features an uroboros (an ancient symbol depicting a snake eating its own tail) which symbolizes continuity and represents the cyclical nature of things. Additional photographs of this painting […]

Platforms by Aakash Nihalani

Anamorphosis,Animation 11 March 2014 0 Comments

"Platforms" by Aakash Nihalani

Today’s illusion is called Platforms.  It is an art installation created by Aakash Nihalani using tape on the wall and ground for Parrish Art Museum in Long Island, New York.  This anamorphic creation gives the impression that four square platforms are floating in space.  The man seen in the picture appears to attempting to jump […]

Crash Site by Kurt Wenner

Anamorphosis 10 February 2014 0 Comments

Crash Site by Kurt Wenner

The best way for me to know what type of optical illusions you want to see more of is to hear directly from you.  One easy way that you can do this (without taking too much time out of your busy day) is to vote for each post.  If certain types of illusions are consistently […]

Anamorphic Portrait from Bernard Pras

Anamorphosis,Composite,Video 11 December 2013 0 Comments

Bernard Pras - Image #1

French artist Bernard Pras created this anamorphic portrait of Malian actor Sotigui Kouyaté using items found around the installation site.  Pras arranged items such as wood, articles of clothing, and more across the floor and a wall of a single room.  When viewed from the precise angle where the camera is setup, the full portrait […]

Honda CR-V Optical Illusion Commercial

Anamorphosis,Forced Perspective,Impossible,Video 21 November 2013 0 Comments

Honda CRV Optical Illusion Commercial

This one minute commercial for the Honda CR-V features a number of different optical illusions. The tag line for the commercial is “An Impossible Made Possible”, and the result is a mind-bending and pretty entertaining advertisement. I typically do not like many commercials, but I must admit that this one was well done. Do you […]

The Waterfall by Edgar Mueller

Anamorphosis 28 October 2013 0 Comments

Tribute to Mount Fuji by Edgar Mueller

Much like his street painting The Crevasse, Edgar Mueller’s The Waterfall features what appears to be a giant hole in the pavement revealing a dramatic scene.  Edgar created this anamorphic work in July 2007 on River Street in Moose Jaw, Saskatchewan, Canada.  This street painting, created for the Prairie Arts festival, was the biggest three-dimensional […]

Arachnids Overshadow Seattle

Anamorphosis,Trompe L'oeil,Video 9 May 2013 3 Comments

Arachnids Overshadow Seattle by Marlin Peterson

In 2012, Marlin Peterson created a large trompe l-oeil mural on the roof of a building in Seattle, Washington.  When viewed from a high vantage point, it appears that a pair of extremely large daddy long legs spiders are sunning themselves on top of the building.  The mural was designed to be viewed by visitors […]